Eric C. Otness

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Eric Otness is a corporate attorney, concentrating in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures and general corporate and securities matters. Mr. Otness represents public and private companies, private equity firms and hedge funds, as well as investment banks and financing sources in a variety of U.S. and international transactions, primarily in the oil and gas sector. His relevant experience includes representing:

  • ExxonMobil in connection with its joint venture with Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) for their Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project, which includes the planned construction of a 1.8 million tonne ethane cracker and a monoethylene glycol unit and two polyethylene units in San Patricio County, Texas;
  • EMAS Chiyoda Subsea in connection with the sale of assets to Subsea 7 in connection with its Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization;
  • Brookfield Asset Management in connection with various investments in the energy sector;
  • Talen Energy Supply, LLC, a Riverstone portfolio company, in a variety of corporate and financing matters;
  • Sun Edison, Inc. and its affiliates in a variety of asset sales in connection with its Chapter 11 plan of reorganization;
  • Five Point Capital Partners LLC and affiliates of GSO Capital Partners LP, in their acquisition of a 50 percent interest in Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC from Chesapeake Energy Corporation and LS Power Group;
  • Titan Specialties, Ltd., in its sale of a majority of the limited and general partnership interests in Titan to Riverstone Holdings LLC and The Carlyle Group;
  • Silver Point Capital, L.P., a private equity firm, in various acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas assets; and
  • the audit, conflicts and governance committee of Enterprise Products GP, LLC in connection with the merger of Enterprise with TEPPCO Partners, LP.


  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2002 (cum laude)
  • B.A., Northwestern University, 1998 (magna cum laude)

Admissions : Texas


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